ND VPN for Android Devices

Automatic Configuration Using AnyConnect on Android Devices:


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Note: There are multiple versions of the AnyConnect app available . The installation of these apps will all be similar to the instructions listed below, but may have some slight differences depending on the version of AnyConnect that works for your device.


  1. In the Google Play Store, search for AnyConnect. There may be multiple versions of the AnyConnect app available; choose the app that best matches your device. If one matching your specific device is not shown and your device is running Ice Cream Sandwich (Android OS v4.0) or newer, choose the AnyConnect ICS+ version.
  2. Click the Install button.

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  3. Click Accept & download.  The application will download and install.

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  4. Open up your applications, and open AnyConnect.
  5. A popup will appear warning you about using certain apps while on a mobile network.  Click OK.

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  6. Choose Accept on the Agreement page.

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  7. Choose Add New VPN Connection

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  8. Choose Server Address, and enter vpnaccess.nd.edu, and choose OK, then choose Done.

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  9. Choose the new entry vpnaccess.nd.edu, and enter in your netid@nd.edu and password, and choose OK.

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Note: If you connect to a special VPN group, you can access this group by entering your Username as NetID.group (e.g. hman.specialgroup).
 


  1. Choose Accept.

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  2. Check the box that is next to "I trust this application", and choose OK.

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  3. You should now be connected to the ND VPN.
     

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Note: Unlike the VPN capabilities built in to Android, the Cisco AnyConnect app keeps you connected to the VPN while your device is locked. You must open the app and turn the AnyConnect VPN connection OFF before it will disconnect.